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    Noorshabah Ramjanee
    How can I edit inventory details on mobility?
    Topic posted July 18, 2018 by Noorshabah RamjaneeBronze Medal: 1,250+ Points, tagged Inventory / Parts 
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    How can I edit inventory details on mobility?


    As a resource, I want to be able to edit details of inventory I added previously. I have been able to configure same on Manage but on mobility, no edit options is available and I can only deinstall the inventory.

    I cannot find the edit inventory option in the configuration for mobility.

    Thanks for any guidance.

    Oracle Field Service Cloud 18A



    • Zsolt Tolgyesi

      Hi Noorshabah,

      IMO this option is only available for Manage.

      As a workaround the technician can deinstall the bad one and install again with the good details.


    • Hardik Gupta

      Hi Noorshabah,

      We have two inventory screens on mobility Install Inventory and Add/Details Inventory. 

      You can edit the fields in Install Inventory screen. Mark the fields as Read/Write. So before installing the inventory on the activity, the technician can edit inventory details and Install. The updated details will reflect against the Activity.




    • Shankar Narayanan


      I had a similar scenario where business wanted the tech to update the mistake rather than go to dispatchers. We build a plugin by exposing the inventory fields in the plugin API. We had then written a delete & update inventory using the REST API. As a general practice, it isn't wise to create many plugins as it affects mobility performance. You can put the pros & cons to your business users for them to decide.

    • Noorshabah Ramjanee

      Hello Hardik,

      I tried your suggestion but still the inventory fields cannot be edited.

      Is there any other option I need to configure in order to display those fields as editable.

      I do not want to build a plugin as Shankar mentioned.


    • Dima Buldakov

      As far as I remember you can edit inventory details on inventory detail screen if enclose read-write and mandatory properties on visual screen editor into a tab.

      BTW, What inventory you would like to edit? Technicians' or activity inventory (Installed, Deinstalled, Customer)?

      Update - just tested it for Technician's inventory. It does work.